assembly Bill A1286A

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requiring hospitals to offer hepatitis C testing

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 23, 2013 signed chap.425
Oct 11, 2013 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2013 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.997
substituted for s2750a
Jun 10, 2013 referred to finance
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 29, 2013 amended on third reading (t) 1286a
Apr 25, 2013 advanced to third reading cal.191
Apr 23, 2013 reported
Jan 09, 2013 referred to health

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A1286 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2750A
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2171, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A10595

A1286 - Summary

Requires hospitals to offer hepatitis C testing.

A1286 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  1286

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ZEBROWSKI  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to  requiring  hospi-
  tals to offer hepatitis C testing

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding  a  new  section
2171 to read as follows:
  S  2171.  REQUIRED  OFFERING OF HEPATITIS C RELATED TESTING.  1. EVERY
INDIVIDUAL BORN BETWEEN THE YEARS OF  NINETEEN  HUNDRED  FORTY-FIVE  AND
NINETEEN HUNDRED SIXTY-FIVE WHO RECEIVES HEALTH SERVICES AS AN INPATIENT
OR IN THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT OF A GENERAL HOSPITAL DEFINED IN SUBDIVI-
SION  TEN  OF  SECTION  TWENTY-EIGHT  HUNDRED ONE OF THIS CHAPTER OR WHO
RECEIVES PRIMARY CARE SERVICES  IN  AN  OUTPATIENT  DEPARTMENT  OF  SUCH
HOSPITAL  OR IN A DIAGNOSTIC AND TREATMENT CENTER LICENSED UNDER ARTICLE
TWENTY-EIGHT OF THIS CHAPTER OR FROM A PHYSICIAN, PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT OR
A NURSE PRACTITIONER PROVIDING PRIMARY CARE SHALL BE OFFERED A HEPATITIS
C RELATED TEST  UNLESS  THE  HEALTH  CARE  PRACTITIONER  PROVIDING  SUCH
SERVICES REASONABLY BELIEVES THAT:
  (A)  THE INDIVIDUAL IS BEING TREATED FOR A LIFE THREATENING EMERGENCY;
OR
  (B) THE INDIVIDUAL HAS PREVIOUSLY BEEN OFFERED OR HAS BEEN THE SUBJECT
OF A HEPATITIS C RELATED TEST (EXCEPT THAT A TEST SHALL  BE  OFFERED  IF
OTHERWISE INDICATED); OR
  (C)  THE INDIVIDUAL LACKS CAPACITY TO CONSENT TO A HEPATITIS C RELATED
TEST.
  2. AS USED IN THIS SECTION, "PRIMARY CARE" MEANS THE MEDICAL FIELDS OF
FAMILY MEDICINE, GENERAL PEDIATRICS, PRIMARY  CARE,  INTERNAL  MEDICINE,
PRIMARY  CARE  OBSTETRICS, OR PRIMARY CARE GYNECOLOGY, WITHOUT REGARD TO
BOARD CERTIFICATION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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A1286A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2750A
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2171, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A10595

A1286A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires hospitals to offer hepatitis C testing.

A1286A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 1286--A
                                                        Cal. No. 191

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. ZEBROWSKI, MILLER, ENGLEBRIGHT, MAISEL, JAFFEE,
  ROSENTHAL, GIBSON, MILLMAN, TITONE, BENEDETTO, ROBERTS, GALEF,  ROBIN-
  SON,  BOYLAND,  O'DONNELL, WEPRIN, HOOPER, STIRPE, RODRIGUEZ, GUNTHER,
  MOSLEY, GOTTFRIED, BRONSON -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of  A.  ABBATE,
  BRENNAN,  CROUCH,  GABRYSZAK,  JACOBS,  ORTIZ, PERRY, RABBITT, RIVERA,
  SALADINO, SIMANOWITZ, SWEENEY -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Health -- reported from committee, advanced to a third reading,
  amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place  on  the  order  of
  third reading

AN  ACT  to amend the public health law, in relation to requiring hospi-
  tals to offer hepatitis C testing; and providing  for  the  repeal  of
  such provisions upon expiration thereof

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding  a  new  section
2171 to read as follows:
  S  2171. REQUIRED OFFERING OF HEPATITIS C SCREENING TESTING.  1. EVERY
INDIVIDUAL BORN BETWEEN THE YEARS OF  NINETEEN  HUNDRED  FORTY-FIVE  AND
NINETEEN HUNDRED SIXTY-FIVE WHO RECEIVES HEALTH SERVICES AS AN INPATIENT
IN A GENERAL HOSPITAL DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION TEN OF SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT
HUNDRED  ONE OF THIS CHAPTER OR WHO RECEIVES PRIMARY CARE SERVICES IN AN
OUTPATIENT DEPARTMENT OF SUCH HOSPITAL OR IN A DIAGNOSTIC AND  TREATMENT
CENTER  LICENSED  UNDER  ARTICLE  TWENTY-EIGHT OF THIS CHAPTER OR FROM A
PHYSICIAN, PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT OR NURSE PRACTITIONER  PROVIDING  PRIMARY
CARE  SHALL BE OFFERED A HEPATITIS C SCREENING TEST OR HEPATITIS C DIAG-
NOSTIC TEST UNLESS THE HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER PROVIDING SUCH  SERVICES
REASONABLY BELIEVES THAT:
  (A)  THE INDIVIDUAL IS BEING TREATED FOR A LIFE THREATENING EMERGENCY;
OR

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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